Wrestler: Sonny King
Real Name: Larry Johnson???
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Notable Feuds: Johnny Valentine
Roddy Piper
Ric Flair
King Curtis
Baron Scicluna
Johnny Valentine
Buddy Landel
Professor Tanaka
Ox Baker
Big Red
Tojo Yamamoto
Robert Gibson
Koko B Ware
Jerry Lawler

  • WWWF Tag Team titles w/Chief Jay Strongbow defeating Baron Mikel Scicluna & King Curtis (May 1972);
  • NWA Southern Tag Team titles w/Frank Morrell (1980);

  • Sonny King was a boxer before turning to wrestling..
  • Early-1970s: Sonny King worked for Vince McMahon Sr's World Wide Wrestling Federation..
  • May 1972: Sonny King & Chief Jay Strongbow defeated Baron Mikel Scicluna & King Curtis to win the WWWF Tag Team titles..
  • 1974: Sonny King came into Jim Crockett's Mid Atlantic territor as the supposed relative of Bearcat Wright..

  • 1980: Sonny King & Frank Morrell won the NWA Southern Tag Team titles..
  • Early 1982: Sonny King suffered a serious injury due to a stabbing incident outside the Charlotte Coliseum..

  • Late 1982: Sonny King returned to wrestling in Memphis, where he served as manager for The Samoans, Arn Anderson, and others..
  • Sonny King was recognized as a shooter who would stretch mouthy rookies or those he caught exposing the wrestling world..